Family Support Workers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/11/2019 23:59
£21,166 - £23,836
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location, however you may be required to work from any location within County Durham
Closing date:
10 Nov
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services – Families First

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/262A

Post Title: Family Workers

Salary: Grade 6 £21,166 - £23,836 (pro-rata to hours worked)

The posts are 18.5 hours per week.

Job Location: An approved location, however you may be required to work from any location within County Durham

Some families in County Durham experience a range of factors which place outcomes for their children at risk, these include poverty, parental substance misuse, domestic abuse, crime and/or anti-social behaviour, poor school attendance and worklessness. The aim of the Family Support Worker is to provide practical help at the earliest opportunity to enable these families to make significant and sustainable changes that will impact positively upon themselves and their children. To do this the Family Support Worker will provide practical help to families that is agreed as necessary between the family and their Social Worker.

Required qualifications: Level 3 qualification in a relevant children’s services field. Evidence of continuous professional development.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the posts please contact Team Managers Linda Spence on 03000 260068 or email Linda.Spence@durham.gov.uk or Mairi Pratt-White on 03000 267305 or email Mairi.Pratt-White@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th November 2019.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.